Job Summary

To provide strategic leadership and coordination of the Finance and Administration Department and ensure efficient and effective provision of financial, procurement, and administrative services to the Authority.

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Senior level
  • Experience Length: 7 years

Job Description/Requirements

JOB SUMMARY 

To provide strategic leadership and coordination of the Finance and Administration Department and ensure efficient and effective provision of financial, procurement, and administrative services to the Authority.

 

Reports to: Managing Director

 

Job Description/Requirements

 

Duties and Responsibilities

• Develop financial and administrative policies, processes, and procedures.

• Develop the Budget framework ensuring that all activities have been budgeted for effective implementation.

• Ensure that the financial reporting and accountability are provided to upper management in a timely manner.

• Develop a robust financial performance management framework and ensure that the performance indicators are clearly communicated to all directorate staff.

• Develop, monitor, and review the corporate financial work plan.

• Assess the performance of the Authority’s financial, annual budget, and strategic plan.

• Carry out strategic level financial risk analysis and develop mechanisms for minimizing financial risks.

• Review the performance of finance policies, systems, and procedures in order to identify improvements.

• Compile and present the master budget to the Senior Management for approval, and provide mechanisms for monitoring, control and review of budget implementation.

• Prepare, review and ensure timeliness and accuracy in the submission of strategic level Finance and Administration reports.

• Monitor the Authority’s absorption rate and ensure that all budgeted expenditures are expended efficiently and effectively

• Supervise the procurement unit and ensure that the procurement process is transparent and there is value for money.

• Supervise the administrative unit and ensure that administrative transactions are managed.

• Monitor the implementation of the authority’s procurement plan ensuring that it is aligned to the annual work plan and that all procurements are managed in a timely manner.

• Monitor the value of stores to ensure that purchased items are requisitioned and that there are no redundant stocks.

 

Education Requirements 

• Bachelor's Degree in Commerce, Accounting, OR related field with Accounting Major from an accredited University.

• Masters degree in the above or related fields is an added advantage.

• Full membership of ACCA or CPA 

• Must be a member of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Uganda (ICPAU)

 

Job-related Experience and Knowledge

• 7 years of relevant experience four (3) of which should be at management level.

• Ability to prepare management accounts for internal use.

• Experience in preparing statutory financial accounts in compliance with IFRS.

• Solid understanding of accounting software principles.

• Knowledge of accounting standards.

• Experience in Managing teams.

 

Competencies

• Budgeting ( including Budget Planning)

• Accounting

• Risk Management

• Communication

• Customer Care

• Financial Management

• Governance

• Influencing

• Information Handling and Filing

• Information Technology/ Computer Skills

• Planning and Organising Work

• Problem Solving and Decision Making

• Thoroughness/ Concern of Excellence

• Result Orientation

• Leadership

• Strategic Thinking

• Personal Integrity

• Development Orientation

• Team Management

• Performance Management

• Reliability


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